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Master of Business Administration

The Meinders School of Business Is Your Academic Advantage

AACSB accredited

Oklahoma City University is one of only two private Universities in Oklahoma to have a business school accredited by AACSB. AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher overall GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them, and graduates that receive better salaries.

Small classes = Enhanced Learning

Meinders has a 20:1 ratio in most classrooms. Small class sizes and highly qualified professors ensure you get the most out of your time in the classroom.

Active Learning Experiences Help Our Students Excel In a Competitive Job Market

Meinders business students have enhanced opportunities to comprehend and master a subject. From business plan and ethics competitions to internships and events with local business leaders and philanthropists, students have access to some of the best active learning experiences in Oklahoma.

Personalized Coaching and Development

The Meinders MBA is the only MBA program in the region to integrate individual CDR Assessments for each student as part of a 16-week leadership course that offers personalized coaching and continuing development as part of the core curriculum.

Additional Learning Experiences

  • Earn a Bloomberg Certification in our Bloomberg Finance Lab. This financial certification is one of the most powerful career-building tools in the world.
  • Become an Institute Scholar in the Steven C. Agee Economic Research & Policy Institute (ERPI) and be directly involved in applied economic research, contributing intellectual assets to the local community and State of Oklahoma.
  • Gain valuable investment insight under professor mentorship though the Meinders Graduate Investment Club. In 2018, the graduate team netted $10,068.78 in profits that go towards student scholarships.
  • Learn the art of speaking, listening, and thinking by joining the Meinders Toastmasters International, one of the largest public speaking clubs in the state.

Exceptional facilities

The business school contains cutting-edge technology in more than 12 teaching rooms, four executive classrooms, large and small conference rooms, four computer labs, a student/faculty lounge to facilitate collaboration and mentoring, breakout rooms for small-group meetings, and a 250-seat, theater-styled auditorium.

Course Descriptions

MBA 5123 – Effective Leadership & Communication

Facilitates the development of interpersonal and team skills leaders need to function effectively. Focuses on integrated behavioral competencies demanded in organizations today: self-awareness, communication, negotiation, collaboration, and relationship building. Students work through individual leadership profile assessments, evaluate effective leadership behaviors, and explore techniques and processes to communicate and negotiate effectively.

ACCT 5213 – Accounting for Business Decision Making

Emphasis on the application of accounting information for financial reporting and managerial decision making.

MGMT 5213 – Business Strategy for Creating Value

Focuses upon organizational, competitive, and environmental issues confronting organizations and how firms identify, seize, and defend opportunities in today’s dynamic and rapidly changing global economy.

ECON 5313 – Data Analysis for Business Decisions

Focuses on the identification and access of information sources and analyzing the information to make informed decisions and solve managerial problems. Topics include numerical and graphic description of data, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression analysis and predictive modeling, linear allocation models and allocating resources, forecasting, and decision analysis. The course utilizes spreadsheet, statistical, and simulation software.

ECON 5413 – Managing at the Crossroads: The Global Economic Environment

Emphasizing the perspective of managers in the private sector, this course focuses on interactions of economic principles at work at the interfirm, intraindustry, and interindustry levels (microeconomics), at the economy-wide level (macroeconomics), and at the global level (international economics).

MKTG 5103 – Strategic Marketing Decisions for Creating Value

This course is concerned with crafting marketing strategies and making marketing decisions. At the end of the course, students should be able to structure and solve rather complex marketing problems.

FIN 5303 – Financial Strategy and Decision Making

Fundamental concepts such as time value of money and risk-return relationships in finance are presented in detail. Financial decisions faced by modern business enterprises are analyzed in the framework of financial theories. These decisions include capital budgeting, long-term financing, dividend policy, short-term financial management, and performance evaluations.

IT 5603 – Technology and Operations Management

This course expands student’s knowledge of the role of technology in the planning and management of organizations and covers both information technology topics and operations management topics. Students gain understanding of management information systems, decision support systems, expert systems, database management systems, and enterprise systems.

MGMT 5703 – Ethical, Societal, and Legal Environment of Business

This course examines areas of law and ethics that relate to the contemporary business environment. Areas of study include contracts, torts, white collar crime, product liability, anti-competitive practices, consumer protection, employment practices, business organizations, and the legal and ethical responsibilities.

MGMT 5713 – Strategic Leadership of the Organization

This course enhances the student’s ability to manage organizations and their members. The primary objective is to increase understanding of organizational behavior theory, research and practice at the individual, intragroup, and intergroup levels.

MBA 5113 – Special Topics in Business

Rotating variable topics course allowing students to develop expertise in a current business topic.

MGMT 6643 – Capstone Experience: Integrating and Applying Business Knowledge

Using a combination of simulations, cases, and/or live-case client projects this course integrates principles and concepts from all earlier course work. Emphasizes management of the enterprise as a process of integration using strategic processes and bound by the resources, environmental constraints, and ethical considerations of the enterprise.

Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees 2018-2019Per 3-Credit

Course

To Earn 36-Credits (12 course)
Tuition $590/credit$1,770$21,240
General Fees $125/credit**$375*$4,500
$2,145$25,740

*General Fees Waived for students employed by corporate partners that provide tuition assistance to their employees. This reduces tuition & fee forecast to complete the MBA to $21,240.

Bill Hutton Memorial Scholarship

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites are not required.

Applicants must demonstrate a basic understanding of analytical techniques and have strong communication skills. Low-cost MBA prep courses are available to enhance the understanding of key subject areas.

Applications are evaluated on an individual basis and consider the following factors:

• Bachelor’s Degree with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above
• Three years of relevant work experience preferred
• 500 to 750 word personal statement and purpose for seeking the degree
• Two letters of recommendation
• Professional resume including academic and professional accomplishments
• TOEFL/IELTS scores (International applicants)

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Contact Information

Cindy Treadway
Meinders Graduate Advisor
ctreadway@okcu.edu
(405) 208-5154

Bob Greve, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean
Associate Professor of Information Technology, C. R. Anthony Chair in Competitive Enterprise
rgreve@okcu.edu
(405) 208-5437